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Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Address: Cumberland Street, The Rocks | South East Pylon, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Pylon Lookout is the best thing to do if you want great views of the Opera House. $13 per adult, excellent value. This includes access to the top of the pylon area and a... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Pylon Lookout is the best thing to do if you want great views of the Opera House. $13 per adult, excellent value. This includes access to the top of the pylon area and a picture film which shows snapshots of the Bridge creation. There are information cards and stand alone posters, and the staff are friendly. I also got... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you cannot afford the expensive bridge climb then this is a good way to see the Bridge in its glory! We used a multi tourist attraction ticket to enter so it was ot expensive.Steps to climb but the view is great - can get windy though! You can see right over the bridge and all across the Harbour. There... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

do this before your bridge climb. you can actually take your camera up with you and get pictures from the top. be ready to climb some stairs. great history of the bridge building process.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While the bridge climb is well worth doing, it is very time consuming so this is a quick and affordable alternative. (The official bridge climb gives you a free coupon for two to do the Pylon climb, so we did both). The view of the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge with people climbing on it are great from here.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Difficult to book, did I mention EXPENSIVE too? takes forever to get up, really not a big deal , you can see the same view from billions of locations in Sydney

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At the beginning of the bridge is this lookout place and after paying the entrance fee ($13) we went up. There are a lot of fun facts and stories about and pictures of the bridge. You learn how it was built and how it is now. At the top you can take some nice pictures of the harbour and the... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't want to walk the bridge, next best thing is the Pylon Lookout. Lots of history on the building of the bridge on the 2 levels and the lookout at the top is fabulous, what a view, breathtaking. There are 200 steps to climb but not all at once, just so many up to each of the levels... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second time here, this time with 7 other family members, was just as good as the first. The walk to the top of the pylon can be done slowly to ensure you don't tire yourself out too much. The views at the top are amazing and it's a perfect spot to get some great views of the harbour. At... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pylon Lookout is the best alternative to the bridge climb if you are tight on money but still want to see the harbour. Inside the pylon is a museum featuring the creation of the bridge, models, and a little gift shop. The lookout at the top is marvelous and is an absolutely fantastic photo-op to capture the harbour and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are not rich, healthy or mad enough to do the full bridge climb this is a great way to get a really good view of the harbour and the bridge itself. You can see some of the history of the building of the bridge as well as a film explaining about the city. After a long climb (it... More 

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